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Explore and develop your music making as a beginner or improver in our diverse range of practical music making courses- from learning the ukulele, to samba or African drumming and folk music.

African Drumming Taster View details

Come and join us for a fun session of drumming. We will learn some traditional West African rhythms on djembe drums. We will also play some rhythm games and activities using boomwhackers. If you have always wanted to play music with other people this is a great opportunity. Stress busting, fun, exciting and mixing focus and relaxation. Good for people interested in mindfulness. All drums and equipment provided. Bring your playful self!

Drama for LDD View details

Each week we will be working through drama exercises from the basics to more advanced ideas. Students will be expected to join in with most of the activities, often find their own 'voice' through them. A short play may be created by students and filmed for them to keep. Students will be encouraged to access local theatres, shows and films or T.V. shows of their choice and report back to the group.

Folk Ensemble with a difference! View details

We will play a wide range of Folk repertoire including dance music from the British Isles and America, Songs of all types including contemporary songs. We will play as a group and there will be opportunities to develop solo playing and singing. As a group, we will seek to perform at community events and on local radio as well as record our work and perhaps raise funds for local charities or good causes.

Learning to Play the Ukulele View details

We will play a wide range of Folk repertoire including dance music from the British Isles and America, Songs of all types including contemporary songs. We will play as a group and there will be opportunities to develop solo playing and singing. As a group, we will seek to perform at community events and on local radio as well as record our work and perhaps raise funds for local charities or good causes.

Make Your Own Music (Reaching Out) View details

This course is for anyone and everyone who enjoys music. We will be making music together using percussion instruments, our voices and anything to hand. We will focus on listening to each other, the coordination involved with playing different instruments and improving memory as we learn or remember popular tunes and lyrics of songs the group enjoys. This course aims to bring people together in an inclusive, enjoyable experience of making music, encouraging positive engagement and building confidence, contributing to wellbeing.

Music Workshop View details

This is the chance to meet with other players and make music together in a friendly ensemble environment, improving your technique, musicianship, sight reading and understanding of music theory in the process. Sessions operate as band rehearsals tackling accessible arrangements of a diverse musical repertoire. For players of elementary to intermediate standard with the ability to read standard music notation. Students supply their own instrument and music stand. All instruments welcome

Music Workshop View details

Practical instrument playing - choice of instrument available is: piano, keyboard, guitar, and is suitable for beginners upwards, with some ensemble work for learners who wish to work in groups with those of an appropriate standard. Musicians need to have an instrument for practice at home, and guitarists should bring their own guitar to the sessions.

Play Guitar View details

You will be encouraged to play together as a group and the session is about having fun in an informal environment. We will cover easier beginners’ chords and eventually progress on to barre chords and their move-able shapes. The course will covers scales and explain where and how they can be put to use. Hybrid chords / scale based chords will also be covered.

Playing the Ukulele View details

This course will help to develop playing skills and techniques no matter what level of ability you have. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers and will cover all aspects of playing including chords, strumming, finger picking and melodic playing.

Singing for All View details

The course will revolve around singing skills and development of basic aural pitch matching and rhythm. We will sing a wide range of songs which will develop all aspects of basic musicianship and communication skills.